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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Keithville, Louisiana: Lisa Meyers) The National Chimpanzee Sanctuary {aka Chimp Haven} in Louisiana for retired lab chimps featured; scenes shown; details given about the government’s decision to retire hundreds of federally owned chimps from research. [Chimp Haven’s Amy FULTZ††- comments on the chimps’ reaction to their new environment.] [National Institutes of Health director Francis COLLINS†- says it’s a movement into a new and compassionate era for how we oversee research on our closest relatives.] [FASEB Animals in Research committee chairman Kevin KREGEL†- warns of a delay in the development of cures.]

Williams, Brian;
Meyers, Lisa

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